[XeTeX] XeTeX Digest, Vol 45, Issue 7

Maximilian Wollner maximilian.wollner at univie.ac.at
Thu Dec 6 15:27:04 CET 2007

Am 04.12.2007 um 22:49 schrieb xetex-request at tug.org:

> Message: 10
> Date: Tue, 4 Dec 2007 19:56:15 +0100
> From: Arthur Reutenauer <arthur.reutenauer at normalesup.org>
> Subject: Re: [XeTeX] Hoefler Text and Guillemets
> To: Unicode-based TeX for Mac OS X and other platforms <xetex at tug.org>
> Message-ID: <20071204185615.GA21975 at phare.normalesup.org>
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>> Does it mean that when you type ? and ?, LyX automatically converts
>> tto \guilsinglright{} and \guilsinglleft{} in the source file? If not
>   Indeed; Maximilian, your best chance is probably to persuade LyX to
> leave those poor guillemets as is in the source file instead of
> replacing them with control sequences.  The problem is that those
> commands do work well with ?traditional TeX? but they are ill- 
> adapted to
> XeTeX (and rather pointless, anyway).
>   That said, it is quite possible to make them work: if you're willing
> to experiment, you can try
>   1. Removing ?\usepackage[T1]{inputenc}? from the preamble, then
>   2. Adding the following two lines:
> 	\DeclareTextSymbol{\guilsinglleft}{EU1}{8249}
> 	\DeclareTextSymbol{\guilsinglright}{EU1}{8250}
>   This is a little hack, but should work.
>> Your Latin is a little hard to understand :)
>   Don't you know Lorem ipsum? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lorem_ipsum
> 	Arthur

That little hack works very well and helps me a lot. Now I can simply  
type it on my iBook as I would type it in, say, TextEdit, and get the  
desired result.

Thanks again for the many helpful responses.
Greetings from Vienna,


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